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Author Guidelines


The manuscript submitted into journal of SIROKBASTRA must fulfill the following conditions below.

  1. The manuscript is never published and do not submitted to the other publishes party.
  2. The manuscript is in form of research results or conceptual ideas about language and literature scope.
  3. The manuscript is in Indonesian or English, 18 -- 20 pages, typed on A4 paper, Times New Roman, font 12, space 2, upper and lower margins 3 cm, left and right margins 3,17 cm.
  4. The manuscript written systematically, such as: (a) title; (b) author's name (without academic degree); (c) origin of the institution; (d) abstract (maximum 200 words) in English and Indonesian; (e) keywords (3 – 5 words/phrases); (f) format of Research Result: INTRODUCTION (Background, Problem, and Purpose of writing), THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK, METHOD, DISCUSSION, CLOSING (Conclusion and Suggestion or implication), REFERENCES; (g) the format of Conceptual Ideas: INTRODUCTION, CONTENT, CLOSING, REFERENCES.
  5. The table description is placed above the table concerned avoiding vertical lines, while the image description is placed under the image.
  6. The manuscript is sent using OJS system through website of sirokbastra Kantor Bahasa Provinsi Bangka Belitung to
  7. The editorial of Sawerigading opens the opportunity to the general public (researchers, lecturers, teachers, and other professionals) to submit the manuscript corresponding to point (4).
  8. The certainty of acceptance/rejection of the manuscript can be seen by online system.
  9. The editorial has authority to manage the publishing period and the writing format according to rules which have been determined by Sawerigading.
  10. References are arranged alphabetically and chronologically by following procedure.
  • Book Reference

            Crister, G. (2003), Fat Land, Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.

  • Newspaper Reference

           Werdiono, D. (2010, August 10). Upaya Menyelamatkan Gambut.        

           Kompas, h.16.

  • Printed Journal Reference

            Kurniawati, Wati, (2012) Akomodasi Bahasa di Pulau Miangas: Kajian

            Bahasa di Wilayah Perbatasan Indonesia-Filipina, Sawerigading Journal 

            of Language and Literature, Volume 22, pp. 58-64.

  • Web Reference

            Henry J. Kaiser family Foundation. (2004, February). The role of media

            in childhood obesity.retrieved from 

   (accessed on January 20, 2013).

  • Laws and Regulations

            Undang-Undang No.24 Tahun 2009 tentang Bendera, Bahasa, dan

            Lambang Negara, serta Lagu Kebangsaan.

            References should be referenced in terms of the last five years (specially

            journal) and at least ten references minimum.



Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

  1. Copyright on any article is retained by the author(s).
  2. Author grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work’s authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal’s published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  4. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.
  5. Every accepted manuscript should be accompanied by "Copyright Transfer Agreement"prior to the article publication.
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